Talks and Slides

November 2, 2022 Programming Languages and Law:
A Research Agenda for a New Field

ACM Symposium on Computer Science and Law
Slides
October 18, 2022 Content Moderation and the Supreme Court
Intellectual Property and Technology Students Association, Cornell Law School
Slides
October 11, 2022 Data is Property
Yale ISP Ideas Lunch
Slides
May 19, 2022 A Programming Language for Estates and Future Interests
Cornell: From Ithaca to NYC – Celebrating 10 Years at Cornell Tech
Slides
May 12, 2022 A Programming Language for Estates and Future Interests
DIMACS Workshop on Co-Development of Computer Science and Law
Slides Video
February 11, 2022 Blockchains as Infrastructure and Semicommons
William and Mary Law Review Cryptocurrency Symposium
Slides
January 15, 2022 Programming Languages and Law:
A Research Agenda for a New Field

Programming Languages and the Law (ProLaLa)
Slides
December 7, 2021 Epic v. Apple: A View from Computer Science
NYC Bar Association Antitrust and Trade Regulation Committee
Slides
March 12, 2021 A Programming Language for Future Interests
University of Cincinnati College of Law Corporate Law Symposium
Slides
February 13, 2021 Content Moderation
Cornell First Amendment Clinic Bootcamp
Slides
January 26, 2021 There’s No Such Thing as a Computer-Authored Work – And It’s a Good Thing, Too
Artificial Intelligence & the Law: Myths & Reality, University of Alberta Digital Law Forum
Slides
December 17, 2020 Some Underappreciated Legal Considerations for the Design of Central Bank Digital Currencies
University of Hamburg Law, Finance, and Technology Workshop
Slides
August 11, 2020 Crystals and Mud on the Blockchain
IC3
Slides Video
November 7, 2019 Spyware vs. Spyware
Digital Life Seminar, Cornell Tech
Slides
September 20, 2019 Spyware vs. Spyware
Ohio State Technology Law Journal Distinguished Lecture
Slides
August 9, 2019 The Jurisprudence of Software
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Slides
April 18, 2019 Data is Property
University of Minnesota Law School
Slides
April 12, 2019 All Smart Contracts Are Ambiguous
Cornell Blockchain Conference
Slides
March 6, 2019 Software Interpretation for Lawyers
Boston University
Slides
January 11, 2019 All Smart Contracts are Ambiguous
Big Data, Algorithms, and Contracting: The Law of Digital Contracting, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Slides
November 29, 2018 All Smart Contracts Are Ambiguous
Cornell Tech
Slides
November 15, 2018 Bone Crusher 2.0
Fourth Annual Greg Lastowka Memorial Lecture, Rutgers Law School, Camden
Slides Video
November 6, 2018 All Smart Contracts Are Ambiguous
Princeton CITP
Slides Video
September 29, 2018 Halfway Around the World
Speed Conference, Cornell Tech
Slides
June 8, 2018 Our Tide Pod Future
Fake News Horror Show
Slides
April 29, 2018 Sealand and Havenco
Cornell Tech Community Conversations
Slides Video
April 13, 2018 Listeners’ Choices
Rothgerber Constitutional Law Conference
University of Colorado Law School
Slides
March 24, 2018 Property Law as a Programming Language
Internet Law Works in Progress
Slides
February 26, 2018 The Structure and Legal Interpretation of Computer Programs
Duke Law School Faculty Workshop
Slides
February 23, 2018 The Platform is the Message
The Governance and Regulation of Internet Platforms
Georgetown University Law Center
Slides
February 1, 2018 The Structure and Legal Interpretation of Computer Programs
Yale ISP Ideas Lunch
Slides
November 16, 2017 Killfile All the Lawyers?
Cornell Computer Science Colloquium
Slides
October 25, 2017 Listeners’ Choices and the First Amendment
Cornell Information Science Colloquium
Slides
October 24, 2017 The Structure and Legal Interpretation of Computer Programs
Cornell Tech/Law Colloquium
Slides
August 11, 2017 Quantifying Copyright
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Slides
March 6, 2017 Quantifying Copyright
Yale Copyright Law Workshop
Slides
May 26, 2016 Quantifying Copyright
University of Pennsylvania CTIC Computer Science and the Law Roundtable
Slides
March 3, 2016 Real + Imaginary = Complex:
Toward a Better Property Course

Penn State Dickinson Law Faculty Workshop
Slides
November 18, 2015 Social Media Experiments
Baltimore Area Society of Clinical Research Associates
Slides
November 18, 2015 Copyright in Higher Education
University of Maryland Dental School
Slides
November 6, 2015 Consenting to Computer Use
The CFAA at 30 Symposium
George Washington University Law Review
Slides
October 2, 2015 There’s No Such Thing as a Computer-Authored Work – And It’s a Good Thing, Too
Copyright Outside the Box Symposium
Columbia Law School Kernochan Center
Slides
April 20, 2015 Intellectual Property Overview
Maryland Law School Learning at Lunch
Slides
March 28, 2014 Anarchy, Status Updates, and Utopia
Pace Law Review
Social Media and Social Justice Symposium
Slides
October 25, 2013 The Merchants of MOOCs
Legal Education Looking Forward
Seton Hall Law School
Slides
August 8, 2013 Active Listening
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Slides
March 26, 2013 Speech Engines
Georgetown Law Faculty Workshop
Slides
August 9, 2012 Are Search Results Speech?
Intellectual Property Scholars Conference
Slides
May 16, 2012 Define “Neutral”
Competition, Search, and Social Media
George Mason Law School
Slides
April 12, 2012 A Bridge Too Far:
Future Conduct and the Limits of Class-Action Settlements

Orphan Works and Mass Digitization
Berkeley Center for Law and Technology
Slides
March 12, 2012 Three Theories of Ratings
Intellectual Property Workshop
University of Michigan Law School
Slides
January 20, 2012 Three Theories of Ratings
Copyright and Creativity Symposium
Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law
Slides
October 28, 2011 Where Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Might Go
EDUCAUSE Webinar
Slides

2011

Anarchy, Status Updates, and Utopia, Governance of Social Media Workshop, Washington, D.C., November 11, 2011 (Slides)

Future Trends in Interface IP, New York Technology Council, October 27, 2011 (Slides)

A Bridge Too Far: Future Conduct, Google Books, and the Limits of Class-Action Settlements, Florida State University College of Law, October 26, 2011 (Slides)

A Bridge Too Far: Future Conduct, Google Books, and the Limits of Class-Action Settlements, Elon University School of Law, October 24, 2011 (Slides)

A Bridge Too Far: Future Conduct and the Limits of Class-Action Settlements, UNH Franklin Pierce IP Center, September 30, 2011 (Slides)

The Google Review: Regulation of Search Results and More, Federalist Society, Washington D.C., September 19, 2011

A Bridge Too Far: Future Conduct, Google Books, and the Limits of Class-Action Settlements, IP Scholars Conference, DePaul University College of Law, August 11, 2011 (Slides)

Search Engine Regulation: A Solution in Search of a Problem?, TechFreedom, Washington D.C., June 14, 2011

Google Books: Inside the No, eBooks: A New Era of Law, Business, and Society, University of Haifa, May 19, 2011 (Slides)

Sealand, HavenCo, and the Rule of Law, Fordham Law Schoo, April 14, 2011 (Slides)

Is Search Neutral?, Google New York, February 16, 2011 (Slides)

A Bridge Too Far?: The Google Books Settlement and the Limits of Class-Action Law, Tri-State Region IP Workshop, Fordham Law School, January 14, 2011 (Slides)

2010

First-Class Objects, Privacy and the Press, University of Colorado Law School, December 3, 2010 (Slides)

The Google Books Settlement: Standing Copyright on Its Head?, Evil Twin Debate, University of Richmond Law School, November 5, 2010

First-Class Objects, Privacy and Innovation Symposium, Yale Law School, October 29, 2010 (Slides)

Sealand and HavenCo: A New Interpretation, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, October 28, 2010 (Slides)

Sealand and HavenCo: A New Interpretation, Bits Without Borders, Michigan State University College of Law, September 24, 2010 (Slides)

A Bridge Too Far? The Google Books Settlement and the Limits of Class-Action Law, Colloquium on Information Technology and Society, Information Law Institute, NYU, September 20, 2010 (Slides)

Social Network Privacy Dilemmas, EDUCAUSE/Cornell Institute for Computer Policy and Law, July 22, 2010 (Slides)

Books, Computers, and the Law, EDUCAUSE/Cornell Institute for Computer Policy and Law, July 22, 2010 (Slides)

ALA Task Force on Google Books, American Library Association Annual Meeting, June 26, 2010 (Panel video)

The Google Books Settlement: Class Actions, Copyright, Antitrust–or All of the Above?, The Google Book Search Project and Canada: Cross-Border Legal Perspectives, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, May 28, 2010 (Slides)

The Google Books Settlement: Implications for Scholarship panel, American Council of Learned Societies Annual Meeting, May 7, 2010

The Elephantine Google Books Settlement, Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable, Drake Law School, March 26, 2010 (Slides)

The Google Books Settlement: Class Actions, Copyright, Antitrust–or All of the Above?, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, March 5, 2010 (Slides)

The Google Books Settlement: Class Actions, Copyright, Antitrust–or All of the Above?, The Challenges of Building a Digital Library that Benefits All, Facultés Universitaires St Louis, Brussels, February 12, 2010 (Slides)

Books, Computers, and the Law, Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, January 12, 2010 (Slides)

2009

Books, Computers, and the Law, The iSchool at Drexel, December 2, 2009 (Slides])

The Unmasking Option, Cyber Civil Rights Symposium, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, November 20, 2009 (Slides)

Anatomizing Intermediaries, Google, ISPs, and Other Online Intermediaries: Power, Responsibility, and Regulation, Silicon Flatirons Roundtable, University of Colorado, November 19, 2009 (Slides)

The Ethical Vision(s) of Copyright Law, The Internet as Playground and Factory, Fordham University School of Law, November 13, 2009 (Slides)

Objections to the Settlement: A Field Guide, D is for Digitize, New York Law School, October 8, 2009 (Slides)

The Myths of Privacy on Facebook, Workshop on Federal Privacy Regulation, NYU School of Law, October 2, 2009 (Remarks)

The Future of Internet Law (Review of Jonathan Zittrain, The Future of the Internet: And How to Stop It), IP Scholars Conference, Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, August 7, 2009 (Slides)

When the Unprecedented Becomes Precedent: Class Actions in a Google Book Search World, Alternative Approaches to Open Digital Libraries in the Shadow of the Google Book Search Settlement, Berkman Center, Harvard University, July 31, 2009 (Remarks)

Saving Facebook, 5th Internet, Law, & Politics Congress, Open University of Catalonia, July 6, 2009 (Slides, Video)

Virtual World Feudalism, The State of Play 6, New York Law School, June 20, 2009

Saving Facebook, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, April 15, 2009 (Slides)

The Problem of Perspective in Internet Trademark Law Trademark Law in a Global Economy, Penn Intellectual Property Group, University of Pennsylvania Law School, April 1, 2009

Don’t Censor Search, Intermediaries in the Information Society, Fordham University School of Law (Mar. 27, 2009)

Google and the Zombie Army of Orphans, Google and the Future of Higher Education, Georgetown University Library, February 27, 2009 (Remarks)

2008

The Ethical Vision(s) of Copyright Law, When Worlds Collide, Fordham University School of Law, October 31, 2008 (Slides)

The Cartoon Network v. CSC Holdings, Cablevision: Buffered from Infringement?, Copyright Society of the USA, New York Chapter, October 20, 2008 (Slides by Edward Choi)

Copyright, Technology, and Access to the Law, CITP, Princeton University, October 1, 2008 (Slides)

Peer-Produced Privacy Violations, DIMACS/DyDAn Workshop on Internet Privacy, Rutgers University, September 19, 2008 (Slides)

The Lawyerly Virtues, First-Year Convocation, New York Law School, August 21, 2008 (Remarks)

Peer-Produced Privacy Violations, Social Media and the Commodification of Community, University of Haifa Faculty of Law, May 30, 2008 (Slides)

Law and Complex Systems: Seven Patterns, Computers, Freedom, and Privacy, New Haven, May 21, 2008 (Slides)

Copyright, Technology, and Access to the Law, Berkman Center / CRCS, Harvard University, May 7, 2008 (Slides)

The Google Dilemma, Faculty Presentation Day, New York Law School, April 2, 2008 (Slides)

Metaphysical Jurisdiction, IP Rights in Virtual Space, TIP Group, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, March 13, 2008 (Slides)

The Google Dilemma, Senior Technology Seminar, Horace Mann School, January 30, 2008 (Slides)

2007

Business in Virtual Worlds, Virtual Worlds, Real Risks, Westchester/Southern Connecticut Chapter, Association of Corporate Counsel, November 14, 2007 (Slides)

Regulating Virtual Worlds, Association of Internet Researchers, Simon Fraser University, October 18, 2007

The Virtues of Moderation, TPRC, George Mason School of Law, September 29, 2007 (Slides)

The Virtues of Moderation, IP Scholars Conference, DePaul University College of Law, August 9, 2007 (Slides, Remarks)

Virtual World Accounting, American Accounting Association Annual Meeting, August 8, 2007 (Slides, Remarks)

The Virtues of Moderation, Workshop on Commons Theory for Young Scholars, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Collective Goods, May 8, 2007 (Slides)

Keeping Up with Internet Law News, Fordham Law School, March 28, 2007 (List of Resources)

2006

I didn’t have any public presentations this year.

2005

An Invitation to Search Engine Law, Regulating Search?, December 3, 2005 (Remarks)

Some Thoughts on Virtual World Governance, “Self Governance and Virtual Worlds” panel, Second Life Community Convention, October 9, 2005 (Slides)

Property Law in Virtual Worlds, “Virtual Worlds” panel, ABA IP Section Annual Meeting, April 15, 2005 (Slides)

Spam: Definitions, Values, and Responses, Yale PORTIA/ISP Reading Group, March 9, 2005 (Slides)

2004

Search Engines as Canaries, Yale ISP Reading Group, November 9, 2004 (Slides)

Spam: Problems, Solutions, and More Problems, Yale PORTIA/ISP Reading Group, April 19, 2004 (Slides)

2003

Regulation by Software, Harvard Berkman/Yale ISP Cyberscholars, November 20, 2003 (Slides)